I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better to go at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment.
About This Quote
If you want to find a way to get ahead, you have to keep going even when you do not know what you are doing. The more you know, the harder it is to make the right decision. In this quote from Le Guin, she uses the image of a monk who is searching for enlightenment. In this image, she tells us that if we want to find the truth about anything, we must not get bogged down with facts and details. We have to keep going even when we do not know what we are looking for.
Source: The Lords Of Discipline
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